Environmental Quality Generally

ORS 468.245
Acceptance of federal funds

The Environmental Quality Commission may accept assistance, grants and gifts, in the form of money, land, services or any other thing of value from the United States or any of its agencies, or from other persons subject to the terms and conditions thereof, regardless of any laws of this state in conflict with regulations of the federal government or restrictions and conditions of such other persons with respect thereto, for any of the purposes contemplated by Article XI-H of the Constitution of Oregon and by ORS 468.195 (Issuance of bonds authorized) to 468.260 (Return of unexpended funds to state required). Unless enjoined by the terms and conditions of any such gift or grant, the commission may convert the same or any of them into money through sale or other disposal thereof. [Formerly 449.695]
Chapter 468

See also annotations under ORS chapter 449 in permanent edition.

Notes of Decisions

It was proper for Department of Environmental Quality to consider statutory provisions of this chapter while acting on solid waste disposal permit application under ORS 459.205 to 459.265. Land Reclamation, Inc. v. DEQ, 55 Or App 996, 640 P2d 699 (1982), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of department to review engineering data and design of wigwam waste burner or of air pollution control equipment, or to prohibit construction or installation, (1971) Vol 35, p 917; state antipollution regulations applicable to mining activities in wilderness areas in national parks, (1972) Vol 35, p 1042; power of department to regulate mining activities or recovery of oil and geothermal resources, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100; authority of Environmental Quality Commission and Department of Environmental Quality to regulate disposition of food processing byproducts to prevent air or water pollution, (1979) Vol 39, p 770

Law Review Citations

4 EL 339 (1974)


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